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Grafton National Cemetery


May 22, 1861

Thornsberry Bailey Brown became the first casualty of the Civil War

Other events that happened on or around May 22, 1861

1865

Grafton National Cemetery was established for Civil War dead

Other events that happened on or around 1865

1867

Work on Grafton National Cemetery began

Other events that happened on or around 1867

1961

Grafton National Cemetery reached its capacity of 2,119 graves

Other events that happened on or around 1961

1987

West Virginia National Cemetery was dedicated near Grafton

Other events that happened on or around 1987


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